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ASIAN WOMEN’S U19 CHAMPIONSHIP REACHES ITS CLIMAX WITH TOP EIGHT CONTESTING KNOCKOUT QUARTER-FINALS

Nakhon Ratchasima, July 28, 2016 – The SMM 18th Asian Women’s U19 Volleyball Championship has reached its climax on Friday when top eight teams will join the fray in the knockout quarter-finals at The Mall Nakhon Ratchasima’s MCC Hall, with hosts Thailand setting up a must-win clash against Chinese Taipei. Top eight teams on Thursday played their last round-robin match in Pool E and Pool F to seek a better position at their pools at the end of the playoffs. In Pool E, Vietnam struggled to beat India in pulsating…

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Determined Thailand thrashed in straight sets by indomitable Brazil at WGP Finals

Bangkok, Thailand, July 6, 2016 – Reigning Olympic champions Brazil powered past hosts Thailand in straight sets 26-24, 25-16, 25-11 in the 2016 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix at Indoor Stadium Huamark on Wednesday. Natalia Pereira delivered 23 points including 20 powerful attacks, two blocks and a service ace to help the South American side gain edge in the final round of the tournament. Ajcharaporn Kongyot led Thailand with 14 points. Brazil have proven to be a cut above their Asian rivals as they outclassed them in all scoring categories.…

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Hosts Thailand ready for World Grand Prix Finals

Bangkok, Thailand, June 29, 2016 – The organisers insisted on Wednesday that Thailand is completely ready to host the 2016 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Finals between July 6 and 10, as the top-flight competition promises fans at the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium in Bangkok as well as worldwide audience thrills and spills. The press conference was held on Wednesday at Auditorium C-Asean, 10th floor of the CyberWorld Tower on Ratchada Road, Bangkok to announce the launch of generous sponsors of the global women’s premier volleyball competition and to review…

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Thailand suffer 11 straight losses to Russia in WGP

Kyoto, Japan, June 25, 2016 – Nataliya Goncharova has continued her outstanding FIVB World Grand Prix, scoring a game-high 21 points as Russia beat Thailand 3-1 (25-16, 25-22, 22-25, 25-12) in Kyoto on Saturday. Goncharova has now scored 161 points for the tournament and with her latest effort, she consigned Thailand to their 11th successive losses against Russia in the World Grand Prix. It was a sign of things to come for Thailand when Goncharova slammed the first point of the match into the floor on their side of the…

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Ajcharaporn steers Thailand to 3-1 win over Germany [Volleyball]

Ningbo, China, June 12, 2016 – Thailand wrapped up the first weekend of 2016 FIVB World Grand Prix defeating Germany 3-1 (16-25, 28-26, 25-22, 25-16). Just like against China, Kongyot Ajcharaporn was the best scorer of her team. Ajcharaporn proved again to be one of the strongest weapons of Thailand, scoring 21 points for her team. Comparing to the match against China, the player added 4 points in block. On Germany’s side Lisa Izquierdo led the team scoring 14 points. Her team came out of the weekend with only one set. This was the 11th encounter between…

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CHINA CROWNED MONTREUX VOLLEY MASTERS CHAMPIONS AFTER DEFEATING THAILAND

Montreux, Switzerland, June 5, 2016 – China warmed up perfectly for the start of FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Group 1 action next week with an impressive 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-23) win over Thailand in the Montreux Volley Masters final on Sunday. China and Thailand will play each other again in their opening World Grand Prix match on Friday, having been grouped with USA and Germany in Pool A1 in Ningbo. However all the focus was on Sunday’s encounter, which was a fast-paced contest of excellence with Rio-bound China proving…

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This week in Volleyball – 22/2016 – Thailand rocks Montreux

Montreux, Switzerland, June 4, 2016: The Saturday’s encounter was a fast-paced contest of wits and tactics at the 31st edition of the Montreux Volley Masters, as Thailand and Turkey faced off in the first match of the semi-finals. Thailand, the crowds’ favourite, managed to defeat the internationally acclaimed Turkey 3-2 (25-22, 21-25, 25-18, 16-25, 19-17) after a drawn out tie break. The first set began with a quick exchange ending in a challenge by Thailand. Both teams showcased their abilities, handling difficult receptions and landing precise shots. Once again, the…

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No Smiles! How a lost Volleyball match drives Thailand crazy.

A few days ago team Thailand had the chance to qualify for the female Volleyball competition at the Olympic Games in Rio later this year by beating Japan in what was to become a very tense, tight, and emotional match up. Thailand lost. The nation went nuts. Now many claim it is not because Thailand lost but because how this happened. In order to understand that let me quickly set the stage. Thailand and Japan played, more or less, on eye level during the whole match. You have to win…

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FIVB Swatch World Tour 2012 Bangsaen Beach, Chonburi, Thailand

Finally FIVB has come to Thailand again. The official, Swatch sponsored, Beachvolleyball World Tour held its final tournament once again in Thailand. Teams from all over the world gathered 1 hour away from Bangkok City. Chonburi is located at the seaside and famous as an easy getaway from Bangkok and half way to well known Sin City Pattaya. However Chonburi is still a little sleepy (at least down at the seaside) and far away from being a party city. The FIVB Swatch Beachvolleyball World Tour did, what they always do.…

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FIVB Beachvolleyball Tournament in BangSaen – Swatch World Tour goes Thailand

Finally Beachvolleyball will come back to Thailand! And being from the country of the Olympic Champions I can’t wait to see this tournament taking place. From 23rd – 28th October some of the best teams in the world will face each other at Bangsean Beach, Chonburi. Photos, reviews and emotions will be added here right after the event took place and now dig deep & spike hard! Here is the review of the 2012 FIVB Swatch World Tour in Bangsaen, Chonburi, Thailand. 

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